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Legal Studies Diploma Level 2

At Level 2 learners are expected to understand the legal environment and principles of criminal liability, contract liability and negligence. They will demonstrate an understanding of this sector and have a depth of knowledge to enable them to work in legal services.

You’ll have a wide choice of options and, depending on your choices, you’ll cover things like:
• legal environment
• family law
• conveyancing
• Consumer rights
• the law and employment

Course Info

Level 2 - Intermediate
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Matthew Boulton College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade D/3, including English at Grade D/3.

Delivery and Assessment

One unit is assessed via external examination. The remaining units are assignment based.


The Level 2 Legal Studies could help you get a job as a legal executive or legal secretary in a range of sectors. After completing this qualification you could move on to take: • Level 3 Diploma in Business & Law • Level 3 Sub Diploma in Applied Law • Level 2 / 3 Legal Secretaries • Access to HE Law

Career Opportunities

  • Barristers
  • Solicitors
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • Legal Executives